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Amadeo Raúl Carrizo (12 June 1926 – 20 March 2020), popularly known by his first name "Amadeo", was an Argentine football goalkeeper. He was born in Rufino, Argentina. From 1945 to 1968, he played for Club Atlético River Plate.

The IFFHS ranked Carrizo as the best South American keeper of the 20th century in 1999. Carrizo was named world's best goalkeeper of the 1950s by Berlin-Britz.

He played for the Argentina national football team with significant success, especially against Brazil, but he also suffered a 6–1 defeat against Czechoslovakia, in the 1958 FIFA World Cup. He played for the national team from 1954 to 1964.

Carrizo died at a hospital in Buenos Aires on 20 March 2020, aged 93.

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